Juvenile and Children's Law Section

This section provides a forum for lawyers who deal with juvenile and children’s law. It produces CLE courses related to this practice area, distributes a newsletter to section members, and works toward improving juvenile justice and children’s law.

Chair
Disability Rights Tennessee
2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217
(615)298-1080
Vice-Chair
Odeneal Law Firm
PO Box 392
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
(931)762-4012

Tennessee Near Top of List for Children with Incarcerated Parents

A new study revealed Tennessee is tied with five other states in third place for the highest number of children with incarcerated parents, with Kentucky in first. The Kids Count report also found one in 10 children in Tennessee currently have or have had a parent in prison. The Tennessean reports on the state's efforts to help children with incarcerated parents, including training for schools and county health departments. 

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YWCA's Annual Stand Against Racism, May 4

On May 4, the YWCA will host its annual Stand Against Racism at noon at Nashville’s downtown Public Square Park. The event will be co-hosted by Nashville Mayor Megan Barry. Juvenile Court Judge Shelia Calloway will be one of the speakers. Registration is available online

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